Episode 11 - Dan Burt, Tony Bowen & Adam Hall Osman
The Wedding Thinners
This week we are joined by a supremely talented bunch! Dan Burt is a powerhouse PT and rehabilitation specialist who can normally be found working from his clinic in London; now he's taken his work online! Tony Bowen is a fantastic singer songwriter and lead singer of the hugely entertaining 'Kingtastic' function band! Since the music industry has wound down significantly Tony has started writing more and more. He talks us through his process and how he is managing to cope with lockdown! Our final guest is Adam Hall Osman. Musician, Producer, Videographer, all round creative and owner of our home from home Beechsound Studios. He chats through what the year had in store and how is coping with life in lockdown! Don't forget you can follow us on instagram and facebook. Why not follow us @theweddingthinners
Dan Burt & Mike Bart Sit down at The High Button and talk about growing up loving art. From doodling in the back of classrooms to painting as a career, Mike and Dan share stories from growing up in Nova Scotia and the art community in the province. Creating and coming up with new ideas is something that comes natural for these two, and for other people to recognize and pay for their work means the world to them. Great listen for all you creatives out there. Ep. #159
Rita Moreno, Dan Burt, John Wilson, Holly Mumby-Croft
Libby Purves meets conductor John Wilson; lawyer and poet Dan Burt; actor Rita Moreno and Holly Mumby-Croft, mayor of Broughton in Lincolnshire.Conductor and arranger John Wilson formed the John Wilson Orchestra in 1994. The orchestra specialises in authentic performances of classic Hollywood film musical scores including High Society, An American in Paris and Easter Parade. John painstakingly restored many of the original MGM scores which had been lost years before. The John Wilson Orchestra celebrates the golden age of Hollywood in a UK tour.Dan Burt is a businessman, lawyer and published poet. Born into poverty and organised crime in one of Philadelphia's toughest neighbourhoods, Burt was destined to follow his family footsteps into punishing physical work with a sideline in crime. The remarkable change in his fortunes began when he was selected by Cambridge University to read English and went on to study law at Yale. His memoir, You Think It Strange, is published by Notting Hill Editions.Rita Moreno is a singer, dancer and actor. Her big break came when she was cast in Robert Wise's 1961 musical West Side Story for which she won a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award. She subsequently featured in films including Carnal Knowledge and Summer and Smoke and is one of few actors to have won an Emmy, a Grammy, a Tony and an Oscar. Rita is attending a screening and Q and A session for Summer and Smoke which was directed by Peter Glenville. The screening is part of the centenary celebrations for the late British director taking place at the BFI Southbank.Holly Mumby-Croft, 27, is the mayor of Broughton in North Lincolnshire. Broughton has a population of 7,000 and Holly is the youngest person ever to be elected mayor. After several turbulent years as a teenager she became a town councillor at the age of 24 and deputy mayor a year later.Producer: Paula McGinley.